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Eastern destiny : Russia in Asia and the North Pacific

Author: G Patrick March
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1996.
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Eastern Destiny: Russia in Asia and the North Pacific is the history of a remarkable eastern expansion under tsars, emperors, and commissars. The narrative spans the period from the Mongol conquest in the 13th century to the Cold War of the 20th. An intense anxiety for security, owed in large part to the Mongol incursion, would impel the eastern Slavs relentlessly toward territorial aggrandizement. Over the  Read more...
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March, G. Patrick, 1924-
Eastern destiny.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1996
(DLC) 96002199
(OCoLC)34117370
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: G Patrick March
ISBN: 9780313390142 0313390142 0313024022 9780313024023
OCLC Number: 646068836
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 273 pages) : maps
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: 1. Geography: A Colossal and Chilling Expanse --
2. Early Russian Experiences with Asia and Asians --
3. Ivan IV and Muscovite Drang nach Osten --
4. Initial Sino-Muscovite Contacts --
5. Toward a Delineated Sino-Muscovite Border --
6. The Kiakhta System --
7. Japan, Kamchatka, and the Kurils --
8. "Normalization" of Russo-Japanese Relations --
9. To the Farthest East: The Rim of the North Pacific --
10. Baranov, California, and Hawaii --
11. Demise of the Russian American Company and Sale of Alaska --
12. Living with the Kiakhta System --
13. A New Russo-Chinese Border in the Far East --
14. New Borders for Russia in Central Asia --
15. Russian Railroads in Asia: Arteries of Empire --
16. Russia, Korea, and the Sino-Japanese War --
17. Russia, Manchuria, and the Boxer Rebellion --
18. Korea and the Russo-Japanese War --
19. War, Revolution, and Reconquest --
20. Mongolia: The First Soviet Satellite --
21. Russians, the Chinese Eastern Railway, and Sinkiang.
Responsibility: G. Patrick March.

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